Umm Al Quwain Free Trade Zone (UAQFTZ)

Umm Al Quwain Free Trade Zone (UAQFTZ)

Umm Al Quwain Free Trade Zone (UAQ FTZ) was formed as a strategic initiative by the Government of Umm Al Quwain.

Situated close to the UAE’s primary sea ports and within one hour’s drive of Dubai and Sharjah's International Airports, ensuring easy access to the rest of the world, it is a popular destination which offers a platform to engage micro business and companies with minimal budgets. 

There are less complications in terms of documents required and getting  approvals with their main aim being to get your business up and running in minimal time. With a stable economy, open investment climate and low costof living, it is becoming a more popular business destination for investors to the region.

Umm Al Quwain Free Trade Zone have business packages avaiable which start from AED 13,500 per year and have a variety of lciense types to choose from, outlined below:-


This allows import, export, distribution and storing of items as specified on the license itself.


This enables the license to trade in wider range of activities and gives the freedom and flexibility to trade in any item permitted to be sold within the UAE without any further approvals required.


This license is for entities which offer expert or professional advice and is issued to all manner of professionals including artisans and craftsmen.


This enables the company to import raw materials, manufacture, process, assemble and package the specified products before exporting the finished product. 


This license is for service providers. It permits a company to carry out the services specified on the license within the Free Zone facinity, such as consultantancy services, travel agency, car rental services and so forth.


This allows an individual to operate as a freelance professional. The Freelance Permit is designed for individuals who operate in technology, media and film sectors, and is issued to talent based, creative and selected administrative roles.

For further information regarding the above Free-Zone, or any others located within the UAE, please get in contact with a member of our team.

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